Submitted by: Kayla This is such a difficult situation that I never predicted I would choose to make. Having one child already makes this decision easier and more difficult simultaneously. I think about the fact that the once growing child in my stomach when I wasn’t ready to parent, is now a … [Read more...] about 7 weeks, mother of 2 year old
Submitted By: Yani My period was late, at first, I didn't worry because its happened before because of stress and I thought this was no different, but I decided to take a test just to ease my mind. It only made things worse. All three sticks read positive. I was in shock, I couldn't believe it to … [Read more...] about 6 weeks and 6 days
Submitted by: Dannie Today I had my procedure done and I don’t know how to feel. I feel sad sometimes, then I feel a little relief. I do want to become a mother, but the timing right now is so off and so wrong. I made the best decision for me. My boyfriend understands and we both decided it … [Read more...] about Miss
Submitted by: Ja’Nai The words that play over and over in my head... "I had 3 abortions." I never imagined this when I was younger and started my family. My first HG pregnancy, I knew something was wrong when I woke up every night throwing up, every morning throwing up and extreme nausea and … [Read more...] about I had 3 abortions.
Submitted by: J If you’re reading this and you’re freaking out about the pain (like I was), and the procedure in general, I’m here to tell you: you can do this. Before my abortion, I read everything I could find online about the procedure. I have an extremely low pain tolerance, so I was … [Read more...] about Surgical Abortion Experience: Just the Facts
Submitted by: Ellie Many years ago, I worked for Medicaid as a hospital representative. A good Italian cafeteria Catholic in her early 30's living the good life. I had no feeling about abortion one way or the other. My coworker received requests from physicians to terminate pregnancies for … [Read more...] about Catholic government worker story
Submitted By: Anonymous I was 17 when I got pregnant, because I was stupid and didn’t go to Planned Parenthood to get contraceptives. I schedule my abortion appointment, but fortunately miscarried a few days before. I never admitted to my mother I got pregnant, but it did finally ask her to … [Read more...] about Concerned Mother
Submitted by: Grace I had my abortion in October of this past year. I feel like there is a certain societal pressure to be okay -- to feel relief, to feel empowered. I feel the exact opposite. I know it was the right thing for me to do, but I can't escape the empty feeling inside. I have … [Read more...] about What I Am Feeling vs. What I Think I Should Be Feeling
Submitted by: Sara I had an abortion 8 years ago. I never told my parents… I barely told anyone. I have always been terrified of disappointing my parents. The experience of having an abortion caused me a lot of trauma and really affected my self-esteem for a while. I eventually worked through it, … [Read more...] about Should I tell my mom about my abortion?